A credit score is just a number. But the reality is, it's a number that is used to rank you at various points in your life. When you turn 18 and become eligible to begin managing credit, that number will begin to fluctuate. Hopefully you will have good money management skills and your credit … [Read more...] about How to Get Your Free Credit Score
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Is it past 2017? See the latest updated tax guide here. Tax Guide Updated for 2017 (Tax Year 2016) IMPORTANT FOR 2017 Tax Guide: The IRS will hold tax returns for Earned Income Tax Credit and Additional Child Tax Credit Filers. The IRS will begin to release EITC/ACTC refunds starting Feb. 15. … [Read more...] about The Ultimate 2017 Tax Guide for Young Adults
Whew! Another year has come and gone. I always feel a bit sad when I say goodbye to another year, but I get pretty excited to see the new year. A new year means a fresh start. You may have made resolutions last year that you promised yourself you would keep but unfortunately you did not keep them. … [Read more...] about 4 Tips to Help You Control Finances in 2017
Note from LaTisha. This is a guest post from a great friend and personal finance expert Candice Marie of Young Yet Wise. I'm so excited to partner with her to bring you this guest post. Today she is releasing her book and group coaching program, The Debt Slaying Challenge. You can get in … [Read more...] about Cause I Slay… Debt. Take the Challenge!
Without a goal in mind, you will wander aimlessly. You must set goals. In particular, you should set financial goals. Whether you've met your goals or not in the past, it’s the perfect time for a fresh start. Maybe you have a goal to become a millionaire. Becoming a millionaire may seem out of … [Read more...] about Set Financial Goals in 3 Easy Steps
There’s nothing more terrifying than an emergency – especially one that costs you a fortune. Life doesn’t always go exactly as planned. Building an emergency fund is a perfect way to be prepared for whatever life may throw at you. According to Investopedia, emergency funds help you “improve … [Read more...] about 6 Easy Ways to Build Your Emergency Fund